Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Veritas Cluster Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Veritas Cluster Server over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Veritas Cluster Server (VCS)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 818 739 735
Rank change year-on-year -79 -4 +18
Contract jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server 50 113 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.39% 0.96% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 74 79
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -0.93%
10th Percentile £340 £338 £325
90th Percentile £613 £493 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
UK median hourly rate - £60.00 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +30.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +30.77%

Veritas Cluster Server is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12,890 11,783 10,746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.82% 12.26% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,372 7,406 6,212
UK median daily rate £425 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +7.14%
10th Percentile £160 £165 £156
90th Percentile £619 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 834 1,132
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.05 £44.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +1.61%

Veritas Cluster Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Veritas Cluster Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Veritas Cluster Server in the UK

Veritas Cluster Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server.

Contractor daily rate trend for Veritas Cluster Server in the UK

Veritas Cluster Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Veritas Cluster Server in the UK

Veritas Cluster Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas Cluster Server in the UK

Veritas Cluster Server
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -83 49 £405 -4.71% 3
UK excluding London -7 36 £400 - 3
South East -28 23 £375 -16.67% 1
London -80 14 £575 +35.29%
North of England +47 10 £410 +5.13% 2
North East - 7 £400 -
Yorkshire +7 2 £425 +21.43%
North West +7 1 £425 +8.97% 2
Scotland -20 1 £400 -
East of England - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £310 -
Midlands - 1 £310 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Veritas Cluster Server.

1 48 (96.00%) Veritas
2 43 (86.00%) Solaris
2 43 (86.00%) Linux
3 41 (82.00%) Unix
4 29 (58.00%) Red Hat
5 25 (50.00%) Oracle
5 25 (50.00%) Veritas File System
6 23 (46.00%) NFS
7 22 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (44.00%) Finance
8 21 (42.00%) NetBackup
8 21 (42.00%) Perl
8 21 (42.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (42.00%) SAN
8 21 (42.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 20 (40.00%) NetApp
9 20 (40.00%) Migration
10 19 (38.00%) NAS
10 19 (38.00%) Load Balancing
10 19 (38.00%) EMC
10 19 (38.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 18 (36.00%) Fibre Channel
11 18 (36.00%) Brocade
12 17 (34.00%) Sun
12 17 (34.00%) Windows
13 16 (32.00%) AIX
13 16 (32.00%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
14 15 (30.00%) Symantec
15 13 (26.00%) Korn

Veritas Cluster Server
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.00%) SAP EP
2 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) SAP ERP
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.00%) SAN
2 19 (38.00%) NAS
3 18 (36.00%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (10.00%) FTP
4 5 (10.00%) SSH
5 2 (4.00%) SMS
6 1 (2.00%) Firewall
6 1 (2.00%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.00%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (2.00%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 12 (24.00%) Legal
3 6 (12.00%) Banking
4 5 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 5 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Administrator
2 15 (30.00%) NetApp Engineer
3 13 (26.00%) Unix Administrator
4 12 (24.00%) Storage Administrator
4 12 (24.00%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (20.00%) Solaris Administrator
6 9 (18.00%) Solaris Engineer
6 9 (18.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 7 (14.00%) Storage Engineer
8 6 (12.00%) Unix Engineer
9 5 (10.00%) Consultant
9 5 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (8.00%) Architect
10 4 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
11 3 (6.00%) Design Engineer
11 3 (6.00%) Java Architect
11 3 (6.00%) Java Engineer
11 3 (6.00%) Solaris Consultant
11 3 (6.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
12 2 (4.00%) AIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Flash
1 1 (2.00%) LDAP
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (2.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (10.00%) Clustering
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 43 (86.00%) Linux
1 43 (86.00%) Solaris
2 41 (82.00%) Unix
3 22 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (34.00%) Windows
5 16 (32.00%) AIX
6 7 (14.00%) SUSE
7 3 (6.00%) HPUX
7 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (40.00%) Migration
3 19 (38.00%) Load Balancing
3 19 (38.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (20.00%) Change Management
5 8 (16.00%) ERP
5 8 (16.00%) Problem Management
6 7 (14.00%) High Availability
7 5 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 5 (10.00%) Investment Management
7 5 (10.00%) Proactive Management
7 5 (10.00%) Task Automation
8 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.00%) ITIL
9 2 (4.00%) Project Management
10 1 (2.00%) ETL
10 1 (2.00%) Operations Management
10 1 (2.00%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) Perl
2 13 (26.00%) Korn
3 11 (22.00%) Python
4 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (12.00%) SQL
5 4 (8.00%) Java
6 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) RHCE
4 1 (2.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (50.00%) Veritas File System
2 23 (46.00%) NFS
3 16 (32.00%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (22.00%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (10.00%) Samba
6 5 (10.00%) SRDF
7 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (42.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (12.00%) Ansible
2 6 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (12.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 5 (10.00%) Puppet
3 5 (10.00%) SnapMirror
3 5 (10.00%) SnapVault
3 5 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.00%) Cobbler
6 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.00%) BladeLogic
7 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (2.00%) Nagios
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 48 (96.00%) Veritas
2 29 (58.00%) Red Hat
3 25 (50.00%) Oracle
4 20 (40.00%) NetApp
5 19 (38.00%) EMC
6 18 (36.00%) Brocade
7 17 (34.00%) Sun
8 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 15 (30.00%) Symantec
9 11 (22.00%) SAP
10 6 (12.00%) VMware
11 5 (10.00%) IBM
12 4 (8.00%) 3PAR
12 4 (8.00%) HP
13 1 (2.00%) Capita
13 1 (2.00%) CyberArk
13 1 (2.00%) F5
13 1 (2.00%) Ivanti